Audrey Shafer's childhood was made immeasurably happier by the gay neighbors who made her feel loved, welcome and accepted.
Rahwa Sebhatu, a Stanford physician assistant student, shares the story of leaving an authoritarian regime in Africa to follow her dream.
Members of Stanford Medicine, proud to call themselves disabled, describe how their disabilities enhance their caregiving at a recent event.
At a recent event, Ohio cardiologist Quinn Capers shared his perspective on the importance of cultivating diversity in medicine.
Amy Adams discusses her journey from future PhD geneticist to science writer and calls for a more nuanced look at gender representation in STEM fields.
NIH Director Francis Collins made news when he called for an end to all-male panels. Here, Michele Barry provides context and encourages all to take part.
Dermatology resident Roxana Daneshjou recruited colleagues on Twitter to create a free guide to medical school admission.
The PRIDE Study, now based at Stanford, is the first large, long-term national health study of sex and gender minorities.
A Stanford psychiatrist gives practical advice to American clinicians unfamiliar with Ramadan fasting, a common spiritual practice for many Muslims.
At the second annual Diversity & Inclusion Forum, attendees brainstormed how to help underrepresented groups feel like they belong in medicine.
While promoting diversity within its programs, Stanford Biodesign is also working to foster gender diversity in the medtech industry.
Auriel August, a resident in surgery, shares her story about why she decided to become a surgeon and her experience at Stanford.
Before becoming a hematologist, Tamara Dunn performed “off-off Broadway” and fronted a funk band. Now, she works to foster diverse communities in medicine.
In the Portraits of Stanford Medicine series, host Paul Costello interviews interesting individuals to showcase the diversity of Stanford Medicine.
Rose Clarke Nanyonga, a nurse and academic leader in Uganda, is one of the women leaders featured in the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.